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Kevin Kless Deadly Beating Reward Increases
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/19/12 10:32 am | updated: 01/19/12 10:32 am
Philadelphia police continue to ask for the public's help as they try to find the men involved in a deadly beating in Old City last weekend. And the reward for information continues to grow.

The reward for information leading to an arrest in the death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless is now up to $20,000, as the Citizen’s Crime Commission is announcing another $5,000.

Police continue to hunt for the three men involved, and the car they were in, which has been described... Read More
Van Halen New Song "Tattoo"
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/19/12 10:28 am | updated: 01/19/12 10:28 am
Tattoo is Van Halen's first new song with David Lee Roth in more than 15 years.

The song's got a stomping blues rock groove, lots of signature Roth howls along with Eddie Van Halen as razor sharp and on form as VH fans could hope.

The group's upcoming album "A Different Kind of Truth," has Van Halen touring and coming to Philly in early March.

Listen for Tattoo, now playing on’s rock station, Read More
New Bruce Springsteen Song, "We Take Care Of Our Own"
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/19/12 10:21 am | updated: 01/19/12 10:21 am
Bruce Springsteen's seventeenth studio album, Wrecking Ball comes out in March.

The first single, "We Take Care Of Our Own", tackles the concept of American citizens changed morals. The song sounds like vintage Springsteen, but the big man’s saxophone is definitely missing.

Listen for We Take Care Of Our Own, now playing on’s progressive rock station, Read More
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Funk Legend Jimmy Castor Passes
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/18/12 9:30 am | updated: 01/18/12 9:30 am
Jimmy Castor, Funk Legend, Band Leader, and Saxophonist passed away Tuesday in Henderson, NV, of heart failure at age 71. Castor was born in Manhattan in 1940 and grew up in Harlem and Washington Heights playing with rock n' roll singer Frankie Lymon. He branched out on his own and took his mastery of R&B, doo woo, Latin soul, and Funk with him.

Castor released some 16 albums. His most known hits are "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" and "Bertha Butt Boogie". His funky hit “It’s Just... Read More
Philly Undercover Debuts on Nat Geo Wild
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/16/12 12:15 pm | updated: 01/17/12 2:22 pm
The fight against animal cruelty in Philadelphia is getting national exposure in a National Geographic channel show.

The series, "Philly Undercover", covers everything from dog - and bird - fighting to pet hoarding.

The show is the result of video crews following Philadelphia animal cops on their rounds for eight months.

Philly Undercover airs on Nat Geo Monday nights at 9.

"Animal fighting, especially, has escalated in... Read More
Cole Hamels and Wilson Valdez Sign 1-year Contracts With Phillies and Avoid Arbitration
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/17/12 1:19 pm | updated: 01/17/12 1:19 pm
Left-hander Cole Hamels and infielder Wilson Valdez have both agreed to one-year contracts with the Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced the deals today. Both players were eligible for salary arbitration but avoided those proceedings by signing these deals.

Cole Hamels, 28, will earn $15 million next season. Last year he was 14-9 with a 2.79 ERA in 31 starts (32 games) for the Phillies. He was also selected to his second All-Star Game and finished 5th in the NL Cy... Read More
Gino's Burger Joints Poised to Make a Comeback in Philadelphia
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/17/12 12:02 pm | updated: 01/17/12 12:02 pm
Philadelphia lost the last of its Gino's Hamburger joints in 1982 when Marriott bought the company and replaced them with Roy Rogers restaurants. But now, Gino's is making a comeback, led by the original founder Gino Marchetti. A few Gino's are open already including King of Prussia, where 85 year old Gino Marchetti himself can be found working in the kitchen. Gino hopes to expand into downtown Philly this year. Who's up for a Gino Giant?

Gino's last shop closed in Maryland... Read More
Yuengling is now the Largest American Brewery
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/16/12 2:04 pm | updated: 01/16/12 2:04 pm
D.G. Yuengling and Son, based in Pottsville, PA, has become the largest domestically owned brewery, passing Sam Adams maker Boston Beer. Last year, Yuengling's shipments rose 16.9% to 2.5 million barrels, where Boston Beer only rose 8% to 2.4 million barrels.

What about the #1 beer in the USA, Bud Light? Well that's made by Anheuser-Busch, which is owned by Belgium based Anheuser-Busch InBev. The #2 beer is Coors Light made by MillerCoors, but that's owned by London based... Read More
Barnes Going for LEED Platinum Certification
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/16/12 12:18 pm | updated: 01/16/12 12:18 pm
CBS 3 reports the new home of the Barnes art collection being built on the Ben Franklin Parkway is harvesting elements from the past, and incorporating features of the future, to achieve LEED Platinum Certification.

Barnes Project Manager Philip Ryan says the floor in the primary event space incorporates endangered South American boards that could have wound up in a landfill.

They also recycled 98% of the available materials from the former Youth Study Center,... Read More
New Book by Philadelphia Native Jane McGonigal: Reality Is Broken
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/16/12 12:17 pm | updated: 01/16/12 12:17 pm
"Reality is Broken" is the title of a new book by Philadelphia native, Jane McGonigal.

In it the author says games, either online or on a playing field can give us emotions and ways to learn that are hard to come by in real life.

She talks of a new form of problem solving called extreme scale collaboration that can come from participating in online games where dozens of users can cooperate in battles.

McGonigal sees this translating into the real... Read More
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